Luke Murphy on why he can't wait to lead his hometown club out at Wembley
. Murphy has grown in stature this season after taking over the armband vacated by David Artell and then Ash Westwood in the summer and injury permitting it will be another proud moment for our former Academy graduate.thLuke Murphy has told Crewe Alex Player that it is going to be a very special moment leading his hometown club out at Wembley on April 7
After inspiring the club to a 3-2 aggregate win over Coventry, Murphy told Crewe Alex Player: “We are through to Wembley again and that is what we set out to do. To get to Wembley twice in 12 months is a great achievement by everyone and we are delighted for everyone.
“The lads felt like it was a bit like a defeat at the end and it was because we lost the game but take nothing away from the players because we were excellent at Coventry to win 3-0 in the first leg and then again until they scored the first goal. I thought we were in control of the game.
“We are going to Wembley 100% to win it against Southend. I’m just hoping it is not so hot so we can run around a bit! We can use the experience we gained last year to help the other players who weren’t here, but there is plenty experience in our squad.
“We will prepare right when it comes like we always do here. The manager is very detailed in his preparation. When it comes around and touchwood everything is okay, it will be a proud moment for me.
“A lot of players never get the chance to play at Wembley, never mind lead their hometown club out. It will be the proudest moment of my career and I can’t wait.”
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